Yamaha unveils Tricity three-wheeler for Japanese market

Publish Date: 
Jul 1, 2014

IWATA, Japan - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. announced the arrival of the Tricity three-wheeler for the Japanese market. It's the first in a series of vehicles that offer Yamaha's Leaning Multi Wheel (LMW) mechanism.

The three-wheel motorcycle “extends Yamaha's vision of a growing world of personal mobility filled with highly distinct vehicles,” the company said.

Yamaha’s new Tricity combines a feeling of stability and sporty handling for a whole new kind of personal-motoring enjoyment, Yamaha added. Modeled for the design concept "Smart for All," Yamaha stated that it hopes the Tricity will attract new riders.

The Tricity is one of several vehicles to incorporate Yamaha's Leaning-Multi-Wheel mechanism, which the company plans to implement on commuter and sport utility vehicles “in the foreseeable future.”

From a press release. Image courtesy Yamaha